[erlang-questions] supervisors, gen_server:terminate/2, and trap_exit

Fred Hebert <>
Thu Mar 12 14:48:08 CET 2015


On 03/12, Imants Cekusins wrote:
> 3) G start_links OTP process O (not trapping exits in this case), O
> dies as above, brings G down with it - even though it is OTP-OTP link;
> 

OTP has nothing to do with it. Links and trapping are Erlang
*primitives*. They operate below OTP. OTP can't do anything about them
to change how they work.


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